American star grass

noun

: a low grasslike herb (Hypoxis hirsuta) of eastern North America with villous narrow leaves and yellow umbellate flowers

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American star grass was in 1897

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“American star grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20star%20grass. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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